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Working with you gives us invaluable insights that can help develop our work, accelerate our progress and save lives. Whether you've got lots of time to spare or only a little, and whatever your experience of cancer, we hope you'll find an activity that interests you. We regularly update this page, so please come again to visit soon.

The latest involvement activities you can take part in 

You'll need to be aged 18+ to take part in most of our opportunities. Any opportunities available for aged 16+ will be highlighted on the information page.

Understanding views about video content for Breast Cancer Screening study

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To treat breast cancer effectively it is important to find it early. Breast cancer screening (or mammograms) are one of the main ways we can find breast cancer at a treatable stage. Take part in an interview about people’s interaction with video-based breast cancer screening content.

Resources to support parents on a clinical trial

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Our research nurses want to know if it would be helpful for parents receiving treatment for cancer on a clinical trial, to have resources to help them speak to their children about it. If you are/have been treated for cancer as part of a clinical trial, and have/had children under 18yrs old at the time please take this quick poll.

Join an NIHR committee and shape the future of their research


The National Institute for Health and Social Care Research (NIHR) are looking for people who have a broad interest in and knowledge of health, social care and/or actions to improve public health and address health inequalities to join one of their national and regional committees. (This opens to an external page)

Survey - How chemotherapy affects your sense of touch

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University of Birmingham psychologists invite you to complete an online survey to tell them how your sense of touch has changed after chemotherapy. The results will help understanding how chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) develops and is experienced by patients.

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Survey - Help improve chemotherapy treatment cancer care

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Have you received or supported someone though chemotherapy treatment? 52 North Health want to hear about your experiences in this short online survey.

Help push the boundaries of research in cancers affecting children and young people

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VIVO Biobank is the UK’s leading research resource dedicated to storing samples and data of cancers affecting children and young people. Join their new dedicated patient and public Involvement (PPI) working group and use your experience to help push the boundaries of this research and to influence all aspects Biobank’s work. (Directs to an external page)

Get in touch

If you have questions about any of our opportunities, or feedback for us, you can contact us by emailing us at or call us on 0203 469 8777.  We're always happy to answer questions and receive feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch.